National FFA Organization
Conversation with National FFA CEO Dwight Armstrong

Conversation with National FFA CEO Dwight Armstrong

April 6, 2016

National FFA CEO Dwight Armstrong talks with Janet Adkison about efforts to recruit more young people into the industry of agriculture, and he explains how FFA helps students develop skills that will prepare them for their future careers. In regard to his upcoming retirement, Dr. Armstrong says, “You never can retire from FFA,” and he vows that he will continue to be an advocate for agriculture, FFA and agricultural education.

This interview aired on the April 2, 2016 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 147.

Student-Run Grocery Store in Cody, Nebraska

Student-Run Grocery Store in Cody, Nebraska

April 6, 2016

Members of the Cody-Kilgore FFA Chapter in Nebraska have a unique opportunity: They work with other students and community members to manage and operate Cody’s small grocery store, the Circle C Market. FFA advisor Tim Nollette explains how the idea for the grocery store started, and FFA members JT Adamson and Grace Ford talk about what the store means to the town.

This interview aired on the April 2, 2016 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 147.



Jared Long, FFA Advisor at Fergus High School in Montana

Jared Long, FFA Advisor at Fergus High School in Montana

April 6, 2016

Cascade FFA member Becca Gerard talks with Jared Long, a Cascade alum and current agriculture teacher at Fergus High School in Lewistown, Mont. Jared says his high school agriculture teachers inspired him to pursue a career in agricultural education – and now his favorite part of teaching is helping his students understand all aspects of agriculture.

This interview aired on the April 2, 2016 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 147.

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